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endurance athlete of all time. well, today color the pofl service embarrassed. the u.s. justice department announced this afternoon that it will join a civil lawsuit that claims armstrong defrauded the federal government. here's bob orr. >> reporter: the lawsuit as lance armstrong broke his sponsorship contract with the u.s. postal service by using performance-enhancing drugs while winning multiple tour de france titles. the postal service paid at least $31 million to sponsor armstrong's cycling team and now the justice department wants that money back and could seek total damages approaching $100 million. the lawsuit, first filed by armstrong's former teammate floyd landis in 2010, claims the team knowingly caused the united states postal service agreements to be violated by regularly employing banned substances and methods to enhance their performance. that charge brought strong denials from armstrong at the time. >> he's got no proof. it's his word versus ours. >> reporter: but in 2011, another teammate, tyler hamilon, told "60 minutes" armstrong did used banned substances, including th
. >> and now to the memo that shows the u.s. government's role for when drone attacks can be launched to kill american citizens. the justice department that the government does not need evidence that a specific attack is imminent. more lenient standards then publicly known for drug -- drone attacks. here is steve kingston. and under what exact circumstances will the u.s. government authorized the killing of an american citizen abroad? but the answers are here. it is a 16-page memo written by the lawyers of the justice department, as requested by congress. it is a document that is not strictly classified, but it was not meant to become public. what these lawyers do here is justified is targeted killing of american citizens who have worked with or parts of al qaeda and expense various groups. that is the justification if they pose a an immense threat to america. it provides a very elastic definition of what is an imminent threat. you do not need to know this is a bit of who what, where, and when of a particular plot against america. it is enough for these individuals to be linked to al qaeda be
, 66,000 u.s. troops will leave afghanistan and won't have to worry about another deployment. but are afghans ready to take charge? >>> smallest dog in the room turned out to be the biggest winner. we'll introduce you to the little champ. >>> i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. will we end this week with a nice warmup? i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. >>> here's today's cold, cough and flu report. >>> we have some rain, sleet and areas north of us, snow falling. how about your thursday? what will that bring us? bernadette has a look at that. >> obviously our report has turned to rain. but again, it will probably finish. that chance for a small, fleshy accumulation tonight before the storm gets out of here tomorrow. and it's going to leave us. we start out in the 30s. head into the afternoon, right back in the 40s. sunshine returning. and tomorrow evening, those temperatures start to drop. but only to the 30s. for the rest of the five-day, here's bob. >>> nice end to the week. 53 on friday. but saturday,
. today u.s. marshals in la pal ma california, searched the home of his mother. police remain on high alert in los angeles. dorner targeted several officers in a manifesto posted on his facebook page. he boasted he could outsmart pursuers. he wrote "i will utilize every bit of small arms training demolition ordnance and survival training i've been giving." if dorner is somewhere around here, he may need those survival skills scott. we're expecting several more inches of snow and the temperatures here are already in the low 20s. >> pelley: ben, thank you. correspondent john miller is a former senior commander in the l.a.p.d.. john, why did he go to big bear? >> well, he didn't go there by accident. that's not a road you make a wrong turn on. if you're going to go up that mountain it's because you intend to. there's one way in and one way out. i've been there many times. he didn't end where he wanted to. it appears he broke the axle on that truck. his family had property up there before. he's familiar with that area if when he was young sore it may be that he intended to break into one
an u.s.ey -- uzirifle and a bat. >> police say that green was taking medication for schizophrenia. police say he did not leave a suicide note. >>> prince george's county police need your help finding a missing woman and her 1-year- old daughter. take a look at this picture. 25-year-old stephanie ham rick and her daughter, have not been seen since february 7th. the two were walking to a bus stop in the same block, where they live on green belt road. anybody with information should call police. the number to call, 3 very 1--- 301-390-2143. >>> and the number again. 301-390-2143. for any information about this missing mother and daughter. >>> today is ash wednesday. the beginning of the holiest season on the christian calendar. it was an especially emotional day as pope benedict xvi makes one of his final appearances as the holy father. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from vatican city. >> thousands of faithful gave pope benedict xvi the long ovation near the end of ash wednesday mass. the applause only stopped when the pontiff said thank you,
among women in the u.s. it is also the leading cause of death amongst women of all races. >> reporter: joining me now, dr. ocava from med star. how are you and welcome. >> thank you so much for having me. >> reporter: we're talking about the advancements in cancer treatment. >> i want to mention a little bit about, there have been advances in all different aspects not just surge horry -- surgery but oncology and radiation. can i talk about the advancement. >> >> reporter: please. >> surgery, we have been doing lumpectomy or breast conservation for years now. but the trend is to do less invasive type surgery. so one advancement is the biopsy. when we're evaluating the lymph nodes instead of a full node. radiation oncology, the standard in treatment have usually been something, we call whole breast radiation. that takes 6 to 7 weeks, typically. but some women will qualify for what they call partial breast radiation. which is partial treatment for five days then you're done. >> thank you for being here. finally, something preventively
in the u.s. >> what i'm proposing is that we reform our tax code, stop rewarding businesses that ship jobs overseas, reward companies that are creating jobs right here in the united states of america. [ applause ] that makes sense. [ applause ] >> and republicans say they're all for creating jobs as well. but they say the president's proposals don't go far enough and do enough. back to you. >> okay, mary. thank you. >>> hear from a maryland family who attended the state of the union address, coming up at 6:30. >>> catholics packed st. peter's basilica in vatican city. and lined up outside to watch as pope benedict celebrated has final ash wednesday mass as pope. he will retire in less than two weeks. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from the vatican. >> reporter: thousands of faithful gave pope benedict xvi a long ovation near the end of ash wednesday mass. the applause only stopped when the pontiff said thank you, let's return to prayer. the 85-year-old holy father looked tired at times during the lengthy mass. he was wheeled down the cente
's national spelling bee? cymotrichous. c-y-m-o-t-r-i-c-h-o-u-s. it means "having wavy hair." shall i put it in a sentence? no, no, that won't be necessary. let's move on. what is the largest painting in the world? mother earth by swedish artist david aberg. what is the smallest? fish, by j sha. oldest! the cave paintings in chauvet, france. all right, all right! what about... ah, here we go. what is the traditional stringed instrument of mauritania? the tidnit. (tidnit playing) (sighs) very good, hugo. thank you, nigel. hugo's amazing! i can't believe it! whoa, he's the best! yes, here it is. elwood city gazette, 1902. you should find what you're looking for in here. thanks. it's just wonderful to see someone researching the old-fashioned way. aha! i'll bet you didn't know that, did you, hugo? i've got him where i want him! (crazed laughter) good morning, everyone. today we will start with a pop quiz. (students groaning) not to worry, it's just for hugo. there's only one question, and it concerns the subject of... puppetry. in the traditional turkish shadow puppet plays of the ottoman pe
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